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Wilmer Flores (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Happy B-Day! Mets Call Up Infield Prospect Wilmer Flores On 22nd Birthday

The Mets have called up 22-year-old — he turned 22 on Tuesday — infielder Wilmer Flores to the major leagues. Flores is the Mets’ No. 4 rated prospect in the system, according to MLB.com.

08/06/2013

David Wright. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets Place Captain David Wright On 15-Day DL, Call Up Mike Baxter

David Wright is going on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring injury. Mike Baxter was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas.

08/03/2013

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) and Matt Harvey (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mark Your Calendars: Wheeler, Harvey Could Start Both Ends Of Double Dip June 18

The 23-year-old could make his major-league debut in grand fashion, as part of a doubleheader against the Braves on June 18. And who would start the other game of the double dip? None other than ace Matt Harvey.

06/10/2013

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mets GM Sandy Alderson: ‘I Wish We Had More Depth In The System Right Now’

“I wish that some of our better players were closer to the big leagues,” Alderson said. “I wish that certain guys were available to us, but they’re not, and nobody really cares. It’s all about whether you win or lose games, and I understand that.”

06/10/2013

Ike Davis (Photo by Steve Mitchell/Getty Images)

Coleman: Is This Rock Bottom? Mets Reach Breaking Point, Send Ike & Co. Packing

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson finally had his Peter Finch moment: “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!”

06/10/2013

Ike Davis (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets Demote Davis, Baxter, Carson To Triple-A Las Vegas

The team will call up infielder Josh Satin, outfielder Collin Cowgill and left-handed reliever Josh Edgin before Tuesday night’s series opener against St. Louis.

06/09/2013

Ike Davis (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets’ First Baseman Ike Davis Likely Heading To ‘Lost Wages’

Ike Davis will probably be sent down to Triple-A, but there are plenty of culprits to share the blame.

05/24/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Schwei: Walk-Off Wins, Lots Of Losses, Leadoff Homers At Citi And More Mets Notes

The Mets have dropped to a season-low six games under .500 after going 2-4 on their six-game homestand. The Mets’ 1-0, 10-inning win last Tuesday night against the White Sox was the second extra-inning, one-hitter in Mets history.

05/13/2013

Ike Davis of the New York Mets reacts after striking out in the eighth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 12, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

‘When It Rains, It Pours': Bad Bounce Keeps Mets On Downward Trend

For a split second, Lucas Duda’s sharp grounder looked as if it was going to lift the Mets out of their doldrums. An unfortunate bounce later, New York was headed toward another loss in a season in which they are rapidly mounting.

05/13/2013

The Mets’ Ike Davis hits an RBI double in the seventh inning against the Pirates at Citi Field on May 9, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Great Catch, Another Timely Hit Power Mets Over Pirates

Center fielder Juan Lagares robbed Andrew McCutchen of a go-ahead hit in the top of the ninth inning, then pinch-hitter Mike Baxter’s single in the bottom half sent the New York Mets over the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Thursday night.

05/10/2013

Robin Ventura (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) and Matt Harvey (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

White Sox Manager Robin Ventura: Matt Harvey Is ‘Verlander-Like’

“Harvey was as advertised tonight,” Ventura said after the game. “He was as dominant as anyone they’ve seen. He’s (Justin) Verlander-like — he has velocity, movement and his presence is as good as advertised.”

05/08/2013

Mets right-hander Matt Harvey pitches against the Chicago White Sox at Citi Field on May 7, 2013. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Mets’ Harvey Mesmerizes White Sox Over 9; Baxter Then Beats Them In 10th

Matt Harvey was so dominant, it seemed certain the Chicago White Sox would never score. Instead, each pitch raised more tantalizing questions: Would they ever get a hit, or even a runner?

05/08/2013

Brian Cashman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) and Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Kallet: Mets, Yankees’ Active Rosters Will Be Neck-And-Neck On Opening Day

It’s a question that seemed unthinkable during the winter months and at the start of spring training: which team will have more talent on April 1?

03/26/2013

Brennan Boesch (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Yankees, Mets Among Teams Interested In Outfielder Brennan Boesch

The Yankees and Mets are among teams that are interested in outfielder Brennan Boesch, according to CBSSports.com/WFAN insider Jon Heyman.

03/13/2013

Brian Cashman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) and Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Palladino: Yankees’ Problems Almost Enviable Compared To Mets’

Sure, the Yankees are banged-up. But the Mets have the Johan Santana mess — plus an outfield by committee, and not a particularly great committee at that.

03/06/2013

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